The ESS project is broken down into sub-projects, including Accelerator Systems, the Target Systems, the Integrated Control System, and Neutron Scattering Systems. ESS encourages all potential suppliers to familiarise themselves with the organisation of ESS and its technical areas.
Companies are likewise encouraged to contact their country Industrial Liaison Officer (ILO), which are listed below. The ILOs hold first-hand knowledge on business and collaboration opportunities at ESS and are up to date on the status of each project.
ESS is a joint research infrastructure, which provides many opportunities for industry to contribute to the construction of the world’s most powerful neutron source. These are the different possibilities of going into business with ESS:
The European Spallation Source maintains a network of Industrial Liaison Offices (ILOs) located in ESS Partner Countries.
The purpose of the ILOs is to provide first-hand information on business and collaboration opportunities. Several events are organised each year to report on ESS procurement processes, In-Kind Contribution development and other collaboration projects to national institutes and companies.